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ACC Votes: Make your voice heard in the May primary runoffs

Early voting for the May 2024 primary runoffs has started! Austin Community College District (ACC) is committed to providing access to nonpartisan information about voter registration and voting procedures. The college encourages students, faculty, and … Continue reading

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ACC graduate aims to educate others on her Chinese heritage through her dance studio

One Austin Community College District (ACC) graduate is gliding into her future with the hope of educating the next generation about her Chinese culture through dance. Aimee Keller, who received her Associate of Arts Degree … Continue reading

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‘Find a college that fits you’ | ECHS Graduate Niobe G. talks plans to transfer 

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at its spring 2024 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Friday, May 17 at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One … Continue reading

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“Reassurance and ability to succeed” | Hear from Spring 2024 graduate Megan T. on how she finished

Meet Megan Trahan, who will be completing her associate degree in Marketing. She originally started at ACC in 2004 but started this degree path in spring 2022. The 41-year-old says it was the accessibility of ACC that allowed her to get to this day. Continue reading

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ACC offers military spouses opportunity to connect with college, build digital skills

ACC is committed to supporting service members and their families in Central Texas by providing resources, encouraging educational opportunities, and building community. As part of its outreach to military families, ACC launches a microcredential pilot … Continue reading

‘It’s part of my transformation into my Superhero’ | Meet Spring 2024 Graduate Clarence W. 

Clarence Watson will earn his associate degree in Social Work. The 50-year-old father enrolled at ACC in fall of 2016 after speaking with an administrator who told him he belonged at the college. Clarence overcame numerous obstacles, including being previously incarcerated, homeless, and impoverished. Continue reading

Celebrating ACC Grads! Over 140 honored at National Adult Education Honor Society 

More than 140 Adult Education students were celebrated for the National Adult Education Honor Society induction ceremony, which serves as a completion ceremony, on May 2 at ACC Eastview Campus. Continue reading

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Work begins at Round Rock Campus to add Welcome and Care Center to ACC’s North Region

Work is underway to renovate the Student Affairs Center at the Austin Community College District’s Round Rock Campus. In May, the college filed a permit with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  The renovation … Continue reading

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“Feeling like an essential part of a large family” | ACC Spring 2024 Graduate Shelia shares more on her journey

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at its spring 2024 commencement ceremony. This commencement ceremony marks the college’s official 50th anniversary. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students at the … Continue reading

9th Annual Celebración honors 70 graduates in ASCENDER

More than 300 people joined the 9th Annual Celebración ceremony on May 2. The event was held at ACC Highland in the Austin PBS Black Box studio. 70 Ascender Catch the Next students were recognized for completing their program. Continue reading

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